International News

Asbestos alert at leisure centre

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 12:25
A sports and leisure centre in Castlereagh closes after asbestos is found in the building.

Hospital's A&E consultants all quit

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 11:46
The entire consultant team running Accident and Emergency services at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch has resigned.

Killer stabbed passer-by 200 times

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 11:12
A man is detained indefinitely after admitting stabbing a bus passenger more than 200 times on a south London street and attacking a teenager.

UKIP donor threatens to sue satirist

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 11:08
UKIP donor Arron Banks threatens to sue Armando Iannucci over remarks the satirist made on the BBC's Question Time.

Obama: Student murders 'outrageous'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 10:59
US President Barack Obama denounces the killing of three Muslim students in North Carolina as "brutal and outrageous".

Woman jailed over nose-bite attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 10:57
A Kent woman who bit off part of another woman's nose at Butlins in West Sussex during a children's pantomime is jailed.

'Paranoid' mum kills herself and son

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 10:26
A mother killed herself and young son while gripped with "paranoia" her ex-boyfriend was "hunting" her down, an inquest hears.

Sierra Leone Ebola funds 'mismanaged'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 10:16
An audit in Sierra Leone reveals that a third of internal donations are not properly accounted for, raising questions over the management of the funds.

VIDEO: Refugees tell of Boko Haram savagery

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 10:15
Violent attacks by Boko Haram have caused many to flee their homes, creating a humanitarian crisis within Nigeria and neighbouring countries.

Argentina leader may face bomb probe

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 10:01
An Argentine prosecutor asks a judge to investigate the country's president over allegations she helped cover up Iran's links to a 1994 bombing.

Ukraine conflict: Marathon in Minsk

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 09:57
Lengthy talks in Minsk have helped press the pause button on the worst East-West crisis since the end of the Cold War, the BBC's Lyse Doucet reports.

Afridi plays down curfew breach fine

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 09:49
Pakistan's Shahid Afridi and seven team-mates receive fines for breaching a team curfew before their world cup match against India.

Child's death 'stranger than fiction'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 09:44
The jury in the trial of a mother and her lesbian lover who are accused of murdering her eight-year-old daughter are asked to think that the truth may be "stranger than fiction".

Key match facts: Scotland v Wales

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 09:24
Preview of Sunday's international between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield.

Ex dinner lady becomes head teacher

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 09:15
A teacher at a Leighton Buzzard school is made head teacher eight years after starting work there as a "dinner lady".

Tax evading tycoon not prosecuted

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 09:09
Tax inspectors failed to prosecute a property tycoon who did not submit returns or pay any tax for 24 years, documents seen by the BBC reveal.

VIDEO: Nearly 200 whales beached in NZ

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 09:05
Nearly 200 pilot whales have become stranded on New Zealand's South Island at a spot well-known for whale beachings.

Amputee soldier makes racing history

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 08:59
Captain Guy Disney becomes the first jockey with an artificial leg to ride over fences in a race in Britain.

Nearly 600 council posts face axe

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 08:58
Nearly 600 posts could go and council tax may rise by 5% as Wales' largest authority looks to plug a £41m budget shortfall in 2015/16.

Wiggins is 'where he needs to be'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 08:58
Sir Bradley Wiggins is on track for his tilt at the Paris-Roubaix one-day race despite finishing 78th in Qatar, says Team Sky.